Fog closed most of the airports in the UK last week but an airport was built many years ago which solved this problem.

If Croydon, then the UK's main airport, was closed by fog, the new one, at Shoreham, was unaffected as it was on the coast. With a railway halt on the main line just a few yards from the station, diverted passengers could arrive in the City of London more quickly than if they had gone to Croydon as usual.

Buses cannot get to Shoreham Airport because of the low bridge under the railway so, if it is to succeed in private hands, the railway station must be reinstated.

  • Reg Moores, Horton Road, Brighton